Monday, June 30, 2008

Mary Lou Lee / Bob Lee

Mary Lou Lee will be laid to rest next to her husband, Bob Lee, on Thursday, July 3, 2008. The internment service will be held in the Pavilion of the National Cemetery, Glenstone and Seminole, Springfield, MO, at 1 p.m., on that date.

Mary Lou was a tissue donor through Mid-America Transplant Services.

She is survived by her children, Bob, Jim, Tom, Mary, Carol, Jane, John, Ed, Ellen, and Joan; 15 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Mary Lou died on March 26, 2008, one month shy of her 80th birthday. She wanted her services to be held after school was out for the summer as she did not want her school-age grandchildren and great-grandchildren to have to miss school to attend her funeral service.

"Have it in the summer," she said, "and have everyone wear a big hat

5 comments:

dirtsister said...

I love that last line. Peace.

Jason said...

"She wanted her services to be held after school was out for the summer as she did not want her school-age grandchildren and great-grandchildren to have to miss school to attend her funeral service."

Putting her grandchildren's future ahead of herself even to the end. Wow...what a great woman she had to be.

Anonymous said...

You can sure see Sarah Lee in the faces of both her grandparents. Those ARE her gransparents aren't they? Because I can sure see Saralee in their faces.

Busplunge said...

Yep, those are Sarah Lee's grandparent.

Busplunge said...

Jason, she figured she'd wouldn't be holding to any tight time schedule, so why not wait. Plus airfares are cheaper if you can buy them in advance.